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Apr 18, 2013 11:14am PDT
healthcare. this is an issue all over the world and we must not let that happen again in the united states and unfortunately it is happening in many places in our nation. notice the way for the man, with the funny kind of consolation, keeping me sane, and i really like to see us the city, city with a good change, well your work is the looking if you want it, it isn't setter (inaudible) but even if you are saving now, and. earthquake day and i did not want to give you false hopes on this city day, but this city mother and baby child. and is only a motion away, ♪ in the city, mother and child, reunion, is coming back on this item today. ♪ >> okay? >> next, speaker. >> now, for something a little different. >> my name is becky bond and i am here representing and vice president at keta mobile and we are a san francisco based company and we have 110 employees and we are proud to be head quartered at 101 market street in san francisco and we are a national company and our customer base is national and we can be located anywhere and we are located here in san francisco and because san francis
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Apr 14, 2013 12:00am PDT
healthcare will cost less. if you like your doctor you will keep your doctor period. if is a costs that will not, i repeat will not add to our deficits. >> mike: right. lauch laugh --ny matter your age or income lemp. obama will impact your life, budget and your healthcare. let me put it this way, you probably can't afford obama care. but you for sure can't afford to miss tonight's special eof huckabee. [ applause ] >> let me introduce you to the panel. this is tennessee congressman who is the associate of medicine in nyu medical center and fox news medical correspondant . betsy mccoy former lieutenant government of new york and author of the book, beating obama care. glad to have you here tonight. dr. segal we'll start with you. we want to try to help our audience to understand about obama care. president said if you like your doctor you can keep your doctor, will we be able to keep your doctor. >> that is a conversation you need to have with your doctor. first of all, your doctor in private practice might decide not to keep the office open or try to see more patients or cut back
Apr 18, 2013 10:44am PDT
supporting healthcare reform, 091463. thank you. >> thank you, very much. colleagues, any questions for the department on the status of women. thank you very much. unless there are any objections we will now open it to public comment, and i want to thank all of you who are here, and both sides of the issue that work for the presence and instead of the typical. i will give you a minute per speaker and i know that they have a number of groups that are present and we will hear from many of you including representatives from the san francisco woman's. and so with that, let me read out some names, and i will have the speaker cards, if you have not filled them out please do so and once i read your name, if you don't mind lining up on the side, and then come up, to speak. and so adrian verily phillis, caba sulava. glave, mckellen. >> buckley, jessica mun, ed hofner and jaimmy blend and ruth an collie go ahead. >> good morning and thank you. i am a woman's health physician assistant and vice president of medical services for planned parenthood and i am also a proud san francisco resident an
Apr 13, 2013 1:30pm PDT
in the right thing and what is around the corner for san francisco is $4.4 million unfunded healthcare costs for the employees of san francisco and we have to make those right so that they don't come back and hurt us and so these kind of fiscal things it's not because we are lucky i think it's because we have made smart division and is we have to continue that process of making smart decisions and we have to continue creating public/private partnerships and not run the government the way we used to run it and try to have good government cover and everything that is why it's important to have the business community get us good jobs and invest in education all of these things are going to help us be more successful and so focus more on that and try to keep my colleagues on the board of supervisors saying this is the smartest thing do and if we have money let's make a good investment of it. >> okay let's talk a bit about economic develop as it has been frontally mentioned here today we have the -- pleasure of hosting government rick perry recently for i think -- public blissity stunt but on a
Apr 14, 2013 8:30pm PDT
, quality of healthcare since the beginning. the foundation's sole mission is to improve the care and comfort of patients at the general. that mission continues today. and as we expand into the recognition of world renown research and training excellence, that takes place in the hospital's campus each day, the hospital is the hub of cutting edge medical research and is the training, real of meeting for tomorrow's healthcare providers the union bank support of the foundation we are working to secure the future of healthcare in our communities. i'm proud to introduce the final award des who are prime examples of quality, excellence and leadership, and we see in the hospital each and everyday. with 22 years of combined experience at the general, oncology resource workers carolyn land and rashel oakland help canner patient and their families cope with this debill at a timing distance with grace and compassion. years of navigating the patient population of the complex system of coverage and healthcare these women work to meet each individual's needs and carol helped one young famil
Apr 18, 2013 11:44am PDT
mindful of what has happened in the past 20 or 30 years at abortion facility and healthcare facilities, across this country including here in california. i am nothing but proud of what she does. but every day she goes to work i am concerned that this could be the day that someone in san francisco does something inappropriate and violent. i think that this buffer zone serves not only to protect the patient's rights which we have heard the people speak about, i think that it is important to note for this record the staff for violence and without that being said. i appreciate that and look forward to the passage of this ordinance, thank you. >> thank you. >> is there any other member of the public who has not spoken who would like to speak on this item? >> seeing, none, we will consider public comment closed. now i want to give supervisor yee an opportunity to make a few remarks. >> sure. >> supervisor? >> thank you. >> supervisor campos. i want to thank the public for coming here today and expressing their opinion in a civil way. and you know what? i am really proud to be one of the nine
Apr 13, 2013 12:00pm PDT
healthcare in the nation for being the best place to work and receive healthcare and certainly a leader in technology and healthcare as well and case veer certainly helps our entire community thrive and then one s f which, is out of the organizing committee and one s f and i hope you take time to get very familiar with what this organization is doing for san francisco and how you can utilize this organization to become a part of the american's cup experience. one s f is mobilizing san francisco's corporation and is citizens behind the many many community and legacy benefits of the america's cup and there are many. cruise ship terminal infrastructure projects and so when you become a one s f partner you will drive that local effort and help provide the funding support and there are so many exciting ways you can become aligned with the cup this exciting year and so one s f of the america's cup organizing committee and really the mayor will say more about that and robert half international i have to thank them for helping me find my great business manager this year just on the side and
Apr 18, 2013 10:14am PDT
of that was happening. this board of sburps has the access to healthcare facilities ordinance in an attempt to insure that the men, women and families that walked through the doors of the productive health facilities are saved from threats, violence, intimidation and harassment and it has been more than 20 years and much has happened, unfortunately in some respects not much has changed. last year we saw the bombing of two representative healthcare facilitis in a third that was burned to the ground over night. must has been said about the war on women, but we believe those of us who have been seeing these events unfold that the war on women is alive and well and we are seeing it here in san francisco. over the past year, we have been working with planned parenthood who approached my office and started telling us about the harassment that the workers at planned parenthood and the men and women and families that were trying to access the clinic were being subjected to. what they described to us and what we subsequently saw the many times that we have visited has been very disturbing. you have a number o
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Apr 11, 2013 7:00pm PDT
, and businesses are afraid to invest, not sure where the tax code is going, or the healthcare. everyone is in sort of a limb l, wait and see, and nothing happens. >> that's right. and federal reserve creating uncertainty about the value of the dollar. if you make an investment, you don't know when you'll get a payout. if you don't know what kind of dollars you'll get back by taking that risk, that creates more uncertainty. so uncertainty is a killer. if you don't know the rules of the road, you're not going to travel on it. >> greta: do you have the sense that the president has a completely different ideology in how to run the government, fix the economy, or do you think that -- i mean, or do you think that he just doesn't understand it? i mean, what's your thought? >> i think part of it is he thinks that his agenda, which focuses on healthcare, also on the financial industry, he's trying to get his claws in the energy industry, i think what he thinks what he's doing there is far more important than temporary dislocations in the economy. he won't say that publicly. he has grander schemes in mind,
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Apr 14, 2013 2:30am EDT
us more money, right. >> exactly . whether it is in healthcare or finance or guns, the second amendment, regulation punishes innocent people. this is preventative law to an honest law-abiding citizen who want to exercise the second amendment right. no, you have to pay a fine and it is an expense and it is not punishing the criminals who did wrong. but gun owners for wanting to exercise their second amendment and does nothing to keep our country safer. >> eric: julie pick up on that . obama care for guns and a 10,000 fine if you don't have liability. will this keep america safer. >> background checkings yes. the virginia gunman was able to go on line. he hopefully, i hope not have gotten the gun. >> eric: you don't need a background check. >> i don't get one or at gun shows. >> eric: you have to pick it up from a dealer. >> you go to a gun show. >> eric: you don't there as well >> there is a gun show. >> eric: most states you are going to have to do that. >> there is loop holings. >> eric: one issue, if i tomit give my gun to the child do i have to background check my own kid?
Apr 14, 2013 6:50am EDT
of the misinformation that is out there. you often hear that immigrants take healthcare or public welfare programs. but when you fill out a form, you have to prove your citizenship in order to acquire those type of public benefits. well, they pay taxes. they pay taxes when they resident a property, when they buy a home, pay groceries, just like any other citizen, they are paying taxes. and a little bit more misinformation that's out there is immigrants do pay taxes in the form of federal income taxes or even alabama state income taxes when you fill out an i-9 form. so even as an undocumented immigrant worker, if u an i-9 form, which most employers do require, they are paying taxes into the system that any other documented citizen does pay. the difference is they never reap the benefits from those taxes being paid into the number is hen a so used for work, they're paying into the system, and it's in the system that they'll never even touch. >> as you can see, ignorance and misinformation have cloud the the issue of illegal immigration. however, there's still one major aspect that makes this one of
Apr 14, 2013 8:00pm PDT
, that talk with the patients and their families and make sure that the continuity of healthcare extends from the doctors all the way to the families and those have carol lamb and rachel or kin and thank you very much for our your heroism today. >> (applause) . >> not only do we have a world-class trauma center we will continue having that, we have got a new hospital on the way. the biggest general obligation bond we have ever had but i am so proud of it and we will all be so proud of this wonderful hospital and the fact that it continues to be linked to the fantastic research doctors and medical staff of uc s f, that is a great combination that very few cities have across this country. this hospital, creates 3,000 jobs in it's rebuild. thirty% are san francisco residents that is 500 san francisco residents working with their hands to build the brand new hospital for our future generations. they have done it right. it's on time, $63 million to local businesses as a result of the construction of this hospital. so i'm looking forward in 2015 to join all of you in opening this hospital
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Apr 11, 2013 1:00pm PDT
much. it was kidding about the explanation. >> remember the lean and mean healthcare exchanges? drop the lean. keep the mean. oh, man. are you still sleeping? just wanted to check and make sure that we were on schedule. the first technology of its kind... mom and dad, i have great news. is now providing answers families need. siemens. answers. introducing chase liquid. card hassles? the reloadable card that's easy to activate and can be used right away. plus, you can load cash or checks at any chase depositfriendly atm and checks right from your smartphone. get rid of prepaid problems. get chase liquid. >> neil: hours after the president's budget is released some new information about the healthcare law that might make your wallet sick. the health insurance exchanges required by the law are going to cost more than twice what was originally thought. no surprise to this guy, dr. mark siegel, a remember of the fox legal a team you. said these would be problematic from the start, and apparently costly, too much what's going on? >> the 5.7 bill you showed is only to cover the 17 states do
Apr 13, 2013 1:00pm PDT
francisco and their welfare, have made him an excellent advocate for healthcare access through such programs as healthy san francisco. so please join me in welcome can mayor edwin, lee. . >> thank you crystal and may i give you your value tine. >>> thank you. >> mayor khan, made in san francisco ... all right, good morning everyone. okay. i'll try not to isn't that correcty. and i isn't that correct isn't that correct key. and [spelling?] and so i want to thank all of you for being in san francisco and webcore and others who have been such a great part of the success in this city and i want to thank my great friend mayor khan for coming over here and later on, later this year we are going to be traveling over the new span of the bay bridge and joining each other with governor brown as we celebrate in september with largest construction project in the history of the bay area and we talked about it last year when we were thinking about how to celebrate this bridge crossing and we made some cultural connections. and something about our ancestors helping to build the railroads he
Apr 13, 2013 12:30pm PDT
are the opportunities. well we have already had a shout out about healthcare and we have got i know highland hospitals here and kaiser is here is children's hospital is about to with uc s f and that is an important trend because as we grow as a region if we no longer -- although we will have to debate about certain teams it's something that is not necessarily drab for oakland and oakland is not something that should necessarily be bad for san francisco because in the rest of the world they call us the golden triangle and san francisco is a financial strength with oakland at the -- which, is they see us as a region and they come to look at investing in our area, they pretty much make a round and they don't just go to oakland they look at us and see us as a region. so healthcare, main strength of the kaiser is [inaudible/incomprehensible] to be an ensator in healthcare and that is one of the characteristic traits in oakland and we have had this year, after a decade, finally you launched the oakland -- in the worth of oakland by a point over there and our interim director debra allen is here all right -
Apr 13, 2013 1:50pm EDT
years old from columbia. she lives in queens. she will bring up her mother who works as a home health-care a. she was president of her high school class -- home health-care aide. she was a leader or comprehensive immigration reform, which keeps our families together. please give a warm welcome to katharine. [cheers and applause] >> [speaking spanish. ] si, se puede! today, i am here not to talk about my story anymore. i want to talk about the woman who is next to me, my hero. she is my mother. i want you to look around to all of the people who are surrounding you. whether you are fighting for immigrant justice and all of the rights that we have. i also want you to think about your mother, your father, your cousin, your uncles, all of your family members. think about their dreams and all the sacrifices they made to keep us here together in this country. we are here because of them. we are here because of all of us. this is a movement. a couple of months ago before today, i ask a mother, what is your dream? she told me, my dream is to be healthy so i can give you a future full of opportuniti
Apr 11, 2013 1:00am EDT
achieved today. >> [inaudible] >> it just made up of healthcare, discretionary, other mandatory, revenue, interest saving. you can walk through that. we can work with you offline to do that. >> [indiscernible] >> that is accumulating on the current debt that we have. >> we always look at the interest of that is accumulating. it is hard to do real-time without seeing the numbers. we focus on where we are driving debt deficit. that is the metric that everyone uses. it is on a declining path. >> the other reason i think it is important to look at that is, you are right. we are still in a world where people are often using different baselines, etc. all of that comes out when we look at the bottom line. when you look at the bottom line, whether you have $50 billion decrease in something that was supposed to be in the baseline or whether the detective as a revenue or spending, all of those things that you and i and about 18 of peoplether care deeply about, all of them don't matter when it comes to what the ultimate impact is. that is, are you as a country seeing your debt declining as a percen
Apr 12, 2013 8:00pm EDT
in the healthcare law insurance exchanges. the on yelling marketplace is -- she testified on the president's budget request to the house ways and means committee. this is about two hours and 15 minutes. >> good morning. the meeting will come to order. good morning, madame secretary. i want to thank you for appearing before us today. the ranking member and i have agreed that this morning to allowed the chair and making -- ranking member to give the opening statements this morning. then we will begin with questions where we left off yesterday. we had the secretary of the treasury here yesterday. we were not able to get through the entire panel, so i will now recognize subcomittee chairman brady for his opening statement. >> than you mr. chairman. thanks for joining us to discuss the president's 2014 budget. one of the top priorities for this committee is to act now, to save medicare, so that every generation of seniors can count on it. so i welcome to inclusion of reforms to medicare, including paying local doctors fairly so they can continue to treat our seniors, and improvements to the current medi
Apr 13, 2013 3:00pm EDT
. not brought to you with the oil, gas, coal companies, nuclear companies. when we cover the healthcare debate, not brought to you by the trying drug companies or the insurance industry, but brought to listeners and viewers by listeners and viewers, who feel that information is power. that information is essential. it's the oxygen of a democracy. >> host: back to the going the rulers. our motto at democracy now is to break the sound barrier. we call ourselves the exception to the rulers. we believe all media should be. what do you mean by sound barrier? >> guest: well, so often on the networks, we get this small circle of pundits who know so little about so much. explaining the world to us and getting it so wrong. we go to the community to talk to people in this country and around the world, who are the heart of the story. it's not always easy to find, but people sense authentic voices. i think it's why so many young people listen to democracy now. we have such a diverse audience in this country and around the world, because it's that sense of people knowing what they're talking about because
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Apr 10, 2013 9:00pm PDT
that. you do have the right to healthcare and to education and to decent housing and to quality food at all times. >> obama phones, obama food, obama housing. only hardworking people. you just get a little teensy, m. and the promo we heard last night, let's remind our audience of the linecy that's being pro no, sirred by nbc news. >> we have never invested as much in public education as we should have because we've had a private notion of children. your kid is yours and totally your responsibility. we haven't had a very collective notion of these are our children so part of it is we have to break through our private idea that kids belong to their parents or kids belong to their families and recognize kids belong to whole communities. once its everybody's responsibility and not the household, then we start making better investments. >> the children be long to the community, not to you. and here is michelle malkin and leslie marshall. let's go over these words carefully here. part of it, we have to break through the kind of private idea that the kids belong to their parents. no, or tha
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Apr 12, 2013 1:00pm PDT
.3 trillion. >> neil: well, the group that brought you obamacare is pushing for a new healthcare bill to, well, tackle obama care. the expense of obama care because, well, it's more money than anyone could possibly care. let's ask michelle, who is not at all surprised. if i got this right, michelle, a bill to fix a bill would cost our -- too obscene to put in the original bill. >> that's right, neil. the affordable care act, of course, was anything but, which many of us warned from day one of this national debacle. a fiscal sinkhole, and now families, u.s.a., which is the far left group that supports all out, full monte, socialized medicine, is back trying to recruit a diverse group of members to lobby for, guess, they'll dahl it the affordable care act and we really mean it this time. >> neil: think about what is going on here. a number of democratic congressmen who are saying, about these medical device taxes, a lot of our constituents are stuck paying for that and we want that out of there. so apparently they said, let's see what we can do to get it out of there but they have to make up the
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Apr 12, 2013 3:00pm PDT
person on healthcare reform is defending obamacare tonight. jim angle tells us what is going wrong and what is being said. >> we will be open for open enrollment, october 1st. >> that is after delaying parts of healthcare law and requests for additional money on the top of $1.3 trillion to implement it. kathleen sebelius assured lawmakers they will proceed on time even though they need more money. >> if the president's budget seeks $1.5 billion more, including adding new irs employees to ensure americans comply with the new taxes and mandates. >> we need more doctors, he said not more irs agents but democrats blamed the costs not on the program but on republicans. >> we know you don't have the resources you need and the job has been made harder by false and misleading attacks by opponents. >> democratic lawmakers argued that even the law hasn't taken effect it has reduced costs. >> it's been going down now for three years. there is some evidence that in part, it's because of healthcare reform. >> there is a very, very positive story to tell on cost reductions. >> reporter: but many
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Apr 10, 2013 6:00pm PDT
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Apr 11, 2013 2:00am PDT
taxes and wants to repeal the healthcare initiative saying this is moshe of the same. -- more of the same. >> we have a deficit on the horizon. the president proposes a $1 trillion spending increase eclipsed a tax increase. the total deduction in the ten-year budget spending 465 billion is 119 billion. the deficit reduction will start 4 years after he left office. >> raising the federal cigarette tax by $0.94. that would raise 70 billion which he wants to apply to an early childhood education program. >> elizabeth pran, prann you have a lot going on down there. >> fighters in syria pledged their allegiance to al qaeda. the militant group confirms his group is tied to al qaeda in iraq. he acknowledges receiving assistance and training from al qaeda. >> back here at home texas governor rick perry nominating a judge to take over the role of mike mcclellan. his nomination has to be confirmed by the senate. mcclelland and his wife were shot in their home nearly two weeks ago. no rayses have been made so far. >> the u.s. poets tal service has a plan to cut out saturday mail delivery
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Apr 13, 2013 9:00am PDT
will takele the issue of healthcare . that is tonight at 8:00 eastern time right here on fox. breaking newings in the masters golf tournament. tiger woods penalized two strokings for something he did in the yesterday round. there concern that woods would be disqualified altogether. he is at the masters. what happened exactly, jim? >> hi, uma. he played a shot on the 15th hole and i call would it for the tournament and it went and hit the pin and and rich shayed back in the water . then he had to take a penalty shot and unlucky . he takes the penalty is the point of entry he can go back to and take a drop or go back and play it as the rule say rule 26 1 nearly to where he hit. he stepped twiards back and acbuildinged he took a couple of yards wack. that is in violation. he unwittingly did it and called to the attention of the masters and rules committee by a viewer according to a television viewer and the statement they release subsequently he is penalized two shots. he could have been disqualified . so he is penalized two shots. tiger woods on his twitter said he was unaware where he took the
Apr 13, 2013 12:30pm PDT
of the tax. i think we are becoming a nanny state. the problem is we are expected to cover healthcare costs for people as they get older, on the other hand we don't want to tax them or do anything to affect their health when they are younger. this is a tax on working class americans. 94-cent tax on cigarettes for people who earn $40,000 a year on average. >> do you have a larger point on the whole package? >> on the whole budget itself, the president put out entitlement reform. when has that ever happened? the republicans say they would go for a change in the cost of living adjustment if it was a part of larger deal on tax reform. it is not. what it will amount to a tax increase. a republican or two has said this is going to be a tax increase but it does throw out the idea of entitlement reform. they are trying to strike a deal on entitlement reform. they have been having dinners, talking. here it is in informal form. >>> in 15 months we are going to have an election. and we are going to reelect the house of representatives. >> do you think any of this is geared to win that election away fr
Apr 15, 2013 12:00pm EDT
around issues like healthcare reform and the recent social security stuff. host: we saw the president obama budget last week. here is the story from plilt coe it looks at what your response is on the budget. democratic law makers who back cuts to entitlement programs. they could face a challenge from the left in the next election. but it's unclear how serious the threat is. how do you want to see members of congress come down on snit guest: maybe it's unclear to politico. you can't call yourself a democrat and cut benefits. we are cutting into the core of the democratic and progressive legacy and that is unacceptable. if you believe in a social safety net and that the role of government is to help people, we can't cuts is benefits. that's why organizations are making clear from the start if democrats support the president's plan to cut benefits we will support primary candidates. we've asked our members would you be willing to step up and run for office if your representative voted for benefit cuts and 1 people have said yes. over 700 of those in democratic districts, business owners,
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Apr 10, 2013 7:00pm PDT
a lot of our healthcare issues, sluggish use about medicare. now i see in the president's proposal all these sort of changes in medicare, all the tacks and thing going up and benefits fits going down and i harken back to the president say if you like what you have before it will keep everything. and now i see it chipping away and i see all sorts of different different things, decreases in payments to medical medicare providers. >> that's right. >> why are we seeing obamacare almost being managed through a budget proposal or am i wrong about that? >> you are right about that. i think this is what the world looks like under obamacare s changed medicare and medicaid and then created obamacare. what obamacare did to medicare is it took $715 billion from medicare to spend on obamacare and put a new word in charge, putting price controls on medicare providers, which leads to denied access. now in addition to that, in this budget they are calling for about $400 billion more in price controls and cuts to medicare providers. the problem is what the medicare providers are telling us, they will s
Apr 16, 2013 12:00pm PDT
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Apr 16, 2013 8:00pm EDT
. a terms of healthcare, in nation with over 45 million people lacking any health insurance and at a time when the cost of healthcare in this country is far higher than in any other country on earth, the va is recognized as providing excellent healthcare in a cost effective way to those who have served our country. like every other healthcare organization the va can do better and must do better. but everyone will agree the va has come a very long way in the last 20 to 30 years in terms of healthcare. another issue, homelessness. at a time when too many americans and people in my home state of vermont are sleeping in the street and their cars, the va has undertaken an effort to significantly reduce the number of homeless veterans in our country. since 2009 there has been a 17% decline in veteran homelessness despite the tough economy. that's the good news. the bad news is there were still more than 62,000 homeless veterans in january of 2012. the va must sustain its positive efforts in combating veteran homelessness. progress is being made, more must be done. through its world class resear
Apr 15, 2013 9:00am PDT
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Apr 11, 2013 12:00am PDT
for healthcare care, simply because you are subject to trucks running through your neighborhood constantly, and this absolute disregard for these communities' needs and health -- you are going to have a disproportionate impact. that is what we have today. tavis: let me segue back to these undocumented workers, no matter where they live, and how we get them on a path to citizenship, so they have the rights, stature, and standing to push back ever more forcefully against these conditions. >> we need republicans and democrats -- the fact that there are 500,000 young people today who are free from deportation, undocumented youth, free from deportation because of the executive order on deferred action -- i am working with republicans. i am happy antonio said this is going to be complicated. in the end, i think that ana and antonio, all of us -- we are going to have to come and say, we have to get the best proposal, the greatest good, for the greatest number of people, done. tavis: that is just the beginning of our dialogue. join me next time for part two of our critical conversation with our ou
Apr 13, 2013 4:00am PDT
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Apr 13, 2013 11:44pm PDT
to employees to retirees and how much we have to pay in the pensions and for healthcare which we will talk about later today and it has a huge impact across our city and these investment returns and for everyone involved in the city and county of san francisco so we can't take that lightly, i am also mindful of the legal restriction and we don't want to be putting anything into the resolutions or in favor of them passing them or that are contrary to the legal restrictions that the board has as fiduciaries to its members. and likewise, you know, this is maybe, something or a topic for the full board of supervisors and i think that there is asome hypocrocy that the full board approved the contact with shell oil last year, and (inaudible) but, however, we are to vote in favor of shell oil on one hand, and it was for clean power that the people could argue for that. however, i think that is a good discussion to have. >> however, two things, let me discussion this, supervisor avalos? something where i could like to get this out of committee. and we were not planning on having just two of us her
Apr 14, 2013 5:20am EDT
the added costs. we are studying a restructure of the healthcare system, which has some significant underout haitian, and those first two items will allow us to restructure our civilian workforce and achieve some reductions of 5% to 6% in our civilian workforce. we've had some success but continue to work hard to control healthcare costs and are working on that as part of our selected initiatives much we are making some changes in the missile defense program. we will terminate the tracking system in favor of some additional research on the capability, and we'll restructure the missile system in favor of some money spend on war head improvements, and we're also using some of the increases in or the ground base interceptor. we're also working to slow the growth. >> yes, thank you very much. the military compensation and pay package that the secretary has already alluded to, just want to say that the joint chiefs of staff last fall as a department put this budget together, had many deliberations on military pay compensation. of course, the growth rates in that area are well publicized. as we lo
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